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Guide to the Sula Benet Papers

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

New York University Archives

Collection processed by RISM staff. Inventory revised by Margaret Fraser and Samantha Gibson, September 2010.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 04, 2013

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); The Sula Benet Papers; RISM RG 2; box number; folder number; New York University Archives

Related Collections

Vera D. Rubin Papers, RISM RG 1 (located at the Reed Foundation)

Selected Bibliography

"Le Chanvre dans les Croyances et las Coutumes Populaires," Comptas Rendus das Seances de la Societe des Sciences et des Lettres de Varsovia, XXVII (1934), Classe II, pp. 51-55.

"The Holiday of Chanuka," Our Tribune, Dec. 1940.

"Some Central European Food Patterns in their Relationship to Wartime Problems in Food and Nutrition," with Natalie Jaffe, Comittee on Food Habits, National Research Council, 1943.

"Why They Live to be 100 or Even Older in Abkhasia," New York Times Magazine, December 26, 1972.

Konopie W Wierzenlach I Zwyczahach Ludowych (Hashish in folk customs and beliefs). Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw Society of Sciences, 1936.

Song, Dance and Customs of Peasant Poland. New York: Roy Publishers, 1951.

Patterns of Thought and Behavior in the Culture of Poland. Office of Naval Research, Columbia University, 1952.

The American Riddle Book in collaboration with Carl Withers (James West). New York: Abelard Schuman, 1954.

Riddles of Many Lands in collaboration with Carl Withers. New York: Abelard Schuman, 1954. Reprinted 1961, 1967 by E.M. Hale & Co., Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Festival Menus Around The World. New York: Abelard Schuman, 1956; Revised edition 1970.

The Village of Viriatino. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1970. Trans., edited (with an introduction), and annotated from the original Russian into English.

Abkhasia: The Long Living People of the Caucasus, 1972